Chili Bowl is Studio Arts Boulder's annual street party.
Chili Bowl celebrates community, the studio arts,
great food, music, drinks, and our neighborhood!
CHILI BOWL: SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 16, 12-5PM
POTTERY SALE: SATURDAY & SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 15 & 16, 10AM - 5PM
1010 AURORA AVENUE, BOULDER, cO
CHILI BOWL 2018 WILL INCLUDE...
THE CHILI COOK-OFF
Each year, restaurants throw down in the annual chili cook-off, competing for the title of Best Chili.
Purchase a souvenir ceramic chili bowl for $20 and get five tastings of chili. Additional samples are $1 each. Taste them all. Then cast your vote to pick who goes home with the title!
This year's participating restaurants include the chefs from Dagabi Tapas Bar, Bramble & Hare, Mateo, Foolish Craig's, The Sink, CYCLHOPS Bike CANtina, The Corner, The Academy, and the reigning chili champion: The West End Tavern
BEER, CIDER, & OTHER TASTY TREATS
Make sure to save room after your chili tastings!
We will also have food and non-alcoholic drinks from Innisfree Poetry Bookstore & Cafe, water provided by Eldorado Springs, gourmet popsicles from Big Top Pops, refreshing beer from Left Hand Brewery, and cider from Stem Ciders.
ARTIST DEMONSTRATIONS & ART SALES
Chili Bowl showcases local studio art organizations each year. Watch professional demonstrations, ask questions, and purchase artwork from artists at each of our studio art partner booths.
This year, we'll have clay demonstrations from Rocky Mountain Clay, print-making demonstrations and print art for sale from Roberta Restaino & Renate Mairie, staff demonstrations from Studio Arts Boulder, and wood art for sale from Jeremy A. Cox.
Kids and adults are invited to get your hands dirty!
This year's art activities will include: Studio Arts Boulder's hand-building & wheel-throwing stations, art fun from Dairy Arts Center and Open Studios, fiber arts from StoryTeller Wool, and woodcarving and print-making with Roberta Restaino and Renate Mairie.
FALL POTTERY SALE
Our largest annual Pottery Sale takes place Saturday & Sunday from 10:00am - 5:00pm.
Stop by to see our amazing selection of handcrafted pottery made by Studio Arts Boulder students, staff, and board members.
All proceeds from Chili Bowl benefit Studio Arts Boulder's outreach initiatives. These include our weekly class with Youth Services Initiative, which serves youth living in low-income housing, our Friday Afternoon Class serving adults with mild-traumatic brain injuries, our partnership program with Attention Homes for homeless youth and youth in crisis, our programs with the "I Have a Dream" Foundation for youth at risk of dropping out, and our partnership with the Safehouse Progressive Alliance for Nonviolence serving survivors of domestic abuse. Read more about these programs here: Outreach.